|Campus||Course code||Fee type||Pattern of
|Course start date|
|Conservatorium||513415||CSP||4F||22 Feb 2021|
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This course focuses on performance within a general music degree. You will combine your chosen principal study with orchestral studies and chamber music, and core studies. Your studies allow you to develop as a musician and build your experience of current approaches to music. Performance students receive individual tuition on their instrument or voice will be assessed in the final two years of the degree by the presentation of public recitals.
Areas of study: Principal study in jazz studies, historical performance, orchestral instrument performance, non-orchestral instrument performance or in voice. Studies are also undertaken in analysis, history and cultural studies, and music skills (aural perception, harmony and analysis).
Career opportunities: Performer (ensemble, solo instrumental, symphonic and vocal), arts manager, chamber musician, concert entrepreneur, orchestral musician, private music teacher.
Practical experience: Includes individual instrumental lessons and concert practice, large ensemble performance and chamber music.
Fees and charges: The Australian Government subsidises the tuition fee for this course. The remaining balance is paid by the student. Current University of Sydney fee information.
Audition: In addition to the UAC application, you must register for an audition directly with the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Selection into the Sydney Conservatorium of Music programs is by audition and/or interview, and ATAR. You will undertake an audition in a nominated instrument or in voice.
Assumed knowledge: Music 2.
Refer to the University of Sydney general admission criteria.
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View all details of this course on the University of Sydney website.
Audition application: In addition to your UAC application, a separate application to audition/interview must be submitted online direct to the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. A non-refundable administration fee is charged for all applications. Register for an audition.
Courses are added and cancelled throughout the admissions year and course details are subject to change. Check the UAC course search regularly.
Global mobility/international experience
At the University of Sydney, every undergraduate student has access to global opportunities. These opportunities may include overseas field schools, global professional placements, and student exchanges (one-year, single semester and shorter term durations) with more than 300 partner universities worldwide.
Open Learning Environment (OLE)
Open Learning Environment (OLE) courses are short, on-demand and workshop-supported. They enable you to broaden your skills in areas such as entrepreneurial thinking, persuasive communication, project management and ethical reasoning. Zero credit point OLEs are available to all students at the University, while students in liberal studies degrees (Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Commerce or combined Bachelor of Advanced Studies) and some specialist degrees (Bachelor of Economics) will be required to take 12 credit points of OLE units during their studies.
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|Course code||Lowest ATAR (LA)||Median ATAR (MA)||Highest ATAR (HA)||Lowest selection rank (LSR)||Median selection rank (MSR)||Highest selection rank (HSR)|
– = data is not available.
<5 = less than 5 ATAR-based offers were made.
N/A = no offers were made on the basis of ATAR.
NC = new course
LA - Lowest ATAR
MA - Median ATAR
HA - Highest ATAR
LSR - Lowest selection rank
LSR - Median selection rank
LSR - Highest selection rank